3400 Bloomington Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55407
(612) 724-1079
Click on each class title at the right for detailed description, dates and pricing.

Fall 2017 Schedule

We offer a wide variety of classes ranging from traditional hand techniques to the latest in rotary cutting and machine piecing. Whatever your skill level or interest, we have something you'll enjoy. We pride ourselves on attracting great teachers who bring the best techniques to our students, and our shop staff are available to help you find the right class, and select fabrics and supplies. Call if you have questions or stop in to see samples of class projects.

Download our Fall 2017 class schedule or browse our class listings below to see what's coming up.
The first day to register for fall session classes is Thursday, August 17, 2017.
Registration for Scrap Tamers Club begins Saturday August 19, 2017.


This club will begin in September and meet on the 3rd Saturday of the month for 6 consecutive months. The focus of the club will be on learning new techniques, finishing your projects, organizing your quilting and having some fun. Registration for Scrap Tamers Club begins Saturday August 19 at 9:30 AM. Sessions meet: 10:00, 11:15 or 1:15.

Cost: $ 30.00

Machine Classes

This class will teach the fundamentals of rotary cutting and piecing by machine.

Cost: $ 42.00
Join Susan and Nancy for two days of fun filled sewing! Bring a project already in process or start something new. Susan and Nancy will be working on projects too but will be available for help and advice.

Cost: $ 30.00
Have you ever wanted to make a Mariners Compass block but do not enjoy paper piecing? Now there is a new line of rulers, books, patterns and technique for making strip-pieced compass blocks.

Cost: $ 30.00
The painting of the Storm at Sea quilt on the side of our building has become faded and worn just like a loved quilt. The combination of angles gives the illusion of curves when the piecing is done with only straight seams.

Cost: $ 30.00

Special Topics

Clear up your color confusion! Learn the language of color - hue, value, intensity, temperature - and put it to work for you.

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn how to do your own regular maintenance on your Singer Featherweight to keep it in top running condition. Carole will teach you how to do a thorough cleaning and oiling of your machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Participants have a wonderful time at our monthly volunteer event. We can't believe how much they get done in a day while having a lot of FUN.

Traditional Classes

Learn techniques for perfect hand applique. You will apply needleturn techniques to a quilt, wallhanging or miniature quilt of your choice.

Cost: $ 42.00
In this course you will make a 9 block sampler wallhanging or small quilt using a variety of by-hand quiltmaking techniques, including piecing, applique, curved piecing and finishing methods.

Cost: $ 55.00
If you enjoy the portability of handwork, here's your opportunity to learn tips and tricks from an experienced hand quilter for finishing your project.

Cost: $ 42.00
This class is for students who enjoy the support of a class with Pat as they work on their continuing quilting projects.

Cost: $ 42.00